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Smart City Strategy

Cities around the globe are becoming smart. However, they are following different strategic approaches and a "smart city" can be defined in different ways. With our smart city strategy insights, we shed light on the latest trends in terms of smart city evolution, strategic approaches, project implementation methods and the role of different stakeholders. Learn how other cities become smart and implement smart city strategies. 

Jon Glasco8 min read

Open Data and Innovation: Vast Opportunities, Untapped Value

More than a decade ago, governments throughout the world made a radical policy shift from storing data in government silos to ...
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Bart Gorynski7 min read

Smart City Evolution: A Review of Becoming a Smart City

Over the past years, the smart city concept has reached a state of mainstream acknowledgment throughout the world. However, ...
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Joe Appleton9 min read

How Smart Cities Are Boosting Citizen Engagement

According to statistics from the United Nations Population Fund, over half of the planet’s population lives in cities. By the ...
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Lily Maxwell11 min read

Leading North American Smart Cities to Watch in 2019

In a 2018 report completed by the Eden Strategy Institute, 12 of the globe’s 20 smartest cities were located in the USA. ...
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Lily Maxwell8 min read

Rising Stars: Eight Smart Cities in Asia to Watch in 2019 - Part 2

As we saw in our last article on Asian smart city stars, urban centers in Asia are facing mass urbanization on a much more ...
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Lily Maxwell16 min read

Bob Bennett: the Role of Smart Cities Technology and their Benefits

Bob Bennett, the former Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) of Kansas City talked in our Smart City Leader Interview Series - while ...
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Lily Maxwell9 min read

Rising Asian Stars: Smart Cities in Asia to Watch in 2019 - Part 1

There were an estimated 47 megacities in existence in 2017, and the majority were located in Asia. The region is facing ...
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Jon Glasco9 min read

Smart Cities and the Promise of Innovation in Public Services

There was a time when bells in town squares warned citizens of impending danger. Today, the bells ring again in the form of ...
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Mike Barlow and Cornelia Levy-Bencheton6 min read

Estonia: Smart Nation on the Baltic Sea

What does it take to turn a national bureaucracy into a smart government? It’s not too often a country is given a clean slate ...
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Lily Maxwell24 min read

Jonathan Reichental on the Importance of Smart Cities & Smart Citizens

The importance of smart cities & smart citizens: In our new interview series, smart city leaders comment on the future of ...
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